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Major Brent Taylor to be receive posthumous Ph.D.

Remembering Major Brent Taylor: North Ogden mayor Brent Taylor.

SALT LAKE CITY — The University of Utah will give special honor to the family of Major Brent Taylor on Thursday.

The 39-year-old former North Ogden Mayor was working toward his doctoral degree in political science when he started his fourth deployment with the Army National Guard where he was killed last fall.

At the U’s commencement Thursday, Major Taylor will receive a posthumous Ph.D. that will be presented to his widow, Jennie Taylor.